The Essential Head of School Toolbox

by Keith Nix June 28, 2015

A seminar for heads, and potential heads, that will explore best practices and tools of the trade that will help you shine as you wear your various “hats” as the head of school. There will be plenty of Q & A so don’t hesitate to bring your questions.

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Administration Business Community Discipline Fundraising Growth Leadership Marketing Mission Policy

10 in 10: Top ten lessons learned as a ten year old school

by Jean Kim June 28, 2015

Is your school less than 10 years old? Are you thinking of starting a school? Are you involved in setting your slightly older school on a new trajectory for the future? If so, administrators and board members will want to hear the top ten lessons learned in the trenches over the first decade from Jean […]

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Administration Business Fundraising Growth Leadership Strategies

Who’s Missing From Your School

by Russ Gregg June 28, 2015

We know that our schools spread a daily feast of classical, God glorifying education. Are there any people in your city missing from the table? Come and hear how an emerging movement of schools are welcoming the children of urban poor families to “taste and see”. How could your school get in on the surprising […]

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Administration Business Classical Education Community Equality Growth Leadership Marketing

Fundamental Framework of Fundraising

by Steve Godfrey June 28, 2015

Are you consistently meeting your annual fund goal, or do you find yourself falling short or just getting by? In this session, participants will learn the fundamentals of fundraising: articulating the case for giving, developing leadership, clarifying and growing a prospect list, developing strategies, and building a plan.

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Administration Business Fundraising Growth Leadership Marketing Strategies

Considering a Capital Campaign?

by Steve Godfrey June 28, 2015

Are you looking to grow or strengthen the impact of your mission with a capital campaign? This session serves as an introduction to the essentials of planning and implementing a feasiility study and capital campaign. Participants will learn the foundational principles of a capital campaign and the fundamental marks of a successful campaign.

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Administration Business Fundraising Growth Leadership Marketing Strategies

Developing a Dynamic Leadership Team

by Eric Cook June 28, 2015

Growing schools are complex institutions that require strong leadership in order to thrive. Often school growth, even under the best of circumstances, creates stress and tension for every constituent within the community. This session will explore how the Head of School can develop a leadership team that is able to communicate effectively, adapt to their […]

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Administration Business Growth Leadership Strategies Vision

The Sacramental Classroom: Creating Assignments that Invite The Holy Spirit

by Annie Bullock June 27, 2014

The integration of faith into the learning environment requires a delicate balance between guidance and permission to wrestle with core issues, including faith and doubt. Young people need leadership but they also need the freedom to be vulnerable and honest as they explore. This seminar will address practical ways to facilitate trust between teachers and […]

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Classroom Faith Growth Students Teachers

Developing a Growth Mindset

by Lori Jill Keeler June 26, 2014

Help your students develop a different way of thinking! The way students think about learning has major implications on what and how they actually learn. We will discuss Carol Dweck’s research on growth mindsets versus fixed mindsets to help improve our ability to more positively impact student learning and help students (and ourselves) think differently […]

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Growth Learning Students Teachers

Taking Your School from Good to Great

by George Sanker June 9, 2013

George Sanker has worked successfully at a classical school in Colorado, helping grow and improve the school over several years. In this seminar George and his team will share his current work at the Covenant School in Virginia and discuss how they are laboring to transform a broadly evangelical Christian school without a clearly defined […]

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Classical Schools Education Growth Liberal Arts

Classical School Sustainability in Changing Times

by Mark Guthrie June 9, 2013

Charter schools, home schools, magnet schools, parental abdication, and economic hardships are only a few of the challenges that Classical Christian schools must face in the future. How can our schools not only maintain, but thrive moving forward? Mark Guthrie will present strategic ideas for the future sustainability (and growth) of Classical Christian schools.

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Classical Schools Growth Strategies Sustainability